Skunk Hollow's exact genre and history are unknown. Barnett was the band's lead guitarist until 2006, when he was forced out due to being too busy with his medical career. The band was mainly locally known, playing gigs at various venues in Chicago. In 2006, it was on the verge of a breakthrough, offered a major play at a prestigious concert. After Barnett's departure, it wasn't heard from. In 2008, Barnett was seen using the band's name as an alias while talking to Neela Rasgotra on IM.